Thailand’s Battle To Save Its Kids From Online Gaming Addiction

The universities were open to us and allowed students to control the competitions by themselves. We saw an opportunity to create a community, but we had to persuade the universities to accept eSports and work with us. To put it simply, we wanted to create a community for eSports in universities, but no one was willing to accept it. In the Southeast Asian region we are quite invincible as we rank in the top 3 countries. Before we were not active, did not like to spread knowledge or give cooperation so when it came time for big events, there was not that much response from the public.

Many teenagers here like to play LoL, while young adults like to play Dota2. Dota was very popular and deeply rooted in Thai student activities since ten years ago. I made friends with a couple of competitive lol players by going to gaming cafes. As a non Thai you will probably be noticed and once you’re a regular people will chat with you. Please remember that by requesting an investor kit, you are giving permission for those companies to contact you using whatever contact information you provide. The entirety of Garena World 2021 will be broadcast live on the Garena World 2021 official website from April 3 to April 4.

The following shows the official Google Play mobile games top chart of Thailand.There are no games from Thai publishers.See the full chart here. By leveraging com.google.android.finsky.permission.BIND_GET_INSTALL_REFERRER_SERVICE apps can make sure that installs of other apps launched via their ads are properly attributed. 22% of the games from Thai publishers use the Install Referrer permission. android.permission.VIBRATE makes it possible for app builders to give their apps control over the vibrating function of the devices they are running on. 23% of the games from Thai publishers use the Vibration permission.

Sponsorship and direct advertisement offer various opportunities to the brand owners to directly reach to the game fans in an event. Booths, video displays, posters, freebies, interactive advertising, and many other creative methods facilitate this reach to the brands. On ground sponsoring is cheaper than an online advertisement, and tends to be influential, especially, for companies offering products and services directly related to gaming. The esports market was valued at USD 694.2 million in 2017 and is expected to reach USD 2,174.8 million by 2023, at a CAGR of 18.61% between 2018 and 2023.

The First Strike tournament will feature eight of the best teams from Thailand and will run from November 23rd – December 6th, with teams competing for a share of the 150,000 THB prize. Three of the eight teams will be directly invited into the tournament and will be announced at a later date. The winner of the ESL Thailand Open Series Monthly Finals will also be directly seeded Esport into the tournament. Casters are former eSports athletes who are skilled in making people understand the games easily. What is interesting is the age of people becoming eSport athletes is older. Having students work within the ecosystem is important because it will allow them to meet people with the same passion from other universities and progress can be made together.

The following shows the official Google Play racing mobile games chart of Thailand.There are no games from Thai publishers.See the full chart here. The following shows the official Google Play casual mobile games chart of Thailand.There are no games from Thai publishers.See the full chart here. The following shows the official Google Play Arcade mobile games chart of Thailand.There are no games from Thai publishers.See the full chart here. The following shows the official Google Play Grossing mobile games chart of Thailand.There are no games from Thai publishers.See the full chart here.

Google Firebase69% of mobile games from Thai publishers have Google Firebase integrated. Firebase is a mobile and web application development platform SDK that gives app builders the ability to develop their apps faster, without worrying about infrastructure. It includes functionalities like analytics, databases, messaging and crash reporting so developers can move quickly and focus on their users. ZEED SIM will receive the special rights to watch video live streaming and play games on Facebook Gaming with unlimited use and no data charges from AIS for such use. Threat from esports gambling/betting is the major restraining factor for the growth the esports market. Additionally, the esports market faces some challenges associated with lack of standardization associated with player’s salary.

The growth of this industry can be attributed to the increasing number of esports competitions in the region. Asia has always been an attractive market for the gaming industry, especially owing to the ease of entry, compared to other markets. Moreover, a number of esports spectators, sponsors, and brands from the western countries are increasingly investing in the market in this region. During this research study, major players operating in the esports market in various regions have been identified, and their offerings, regional presence, and distribution channels have been analyzed through in-depth discussions. Top-down and bottom-up approaches have been used to determine the overall market size. Sizes of the other individual markets have been estimated using the percentage splits obtained through secondary sources such as Hoovers, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, and Factiva, along with primary respondents.

They own a single game that has been downloaded more than 49.51m+ times. 32% of games of Thai publishers are available on both Google Play and iTunes. Overall they put more effort in publishing on both stores, compared to the average publisher with 20%. Use our iOS to Android Matching API or Android to iOS Matching API to find the same app across stores. For inquiries related to this message please contact our support team and provide the reference ID below.

For most Thais though, seeking treatment first means acceptance, and then relying on the public health system, in which the notion of treating video game disorder is still not fully understood. Dr Yongyud says the country has a strong program for drug rehabilitation and those resources should be tapped to tackle the rising wave of gaming addictions. The rising popularity of premium gaming arenas like this is evidence of the evolution of video gaming, an industry that generated about US$135 billion last year. The competitive aspect of gaming, known as e-sports, has surged in popularity, giving budding gamers a pathway to professionalism, enticed by the lure of cash prizes and online stardom. In November 2017, Electronics Arts partnered with FIFA to launch an esports tournament series for the Electronics Arts FIFA video game franchise. The trend for inpatient care reflects the unique challenges faced in treating internet addiction – both related to online gaming and more generally – compared to more commonly understood addictions such as alcoholism and drug abuse.